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Gite de la Gravee Vendee

Certificate of Excellence
1 of 21Séjour
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq, Vendee, Pays de la Loire
The cottage, awarded 3 epis and 3 stars for comfort and charm, is situated in the quiet village of St Michel le Cloucq, 5 kms from Fontenay le Comte, 50 kms from La Rochelle and the beaches of the Atlantic.
A rustic cottage fully restored to its original appearance, with exposed local stone walls, wooden beams and wooden floors, tiled ground floor. It is furnished with antique French country style furniture. It is comfortable and done with good taste.
The ground floor has a large living/room with a fireplace, a kitchen/dining room, bathroom and separate washroom, utility room, and one double bedroom with en suite shower room (bed 1.60 m wide). The upstairs has one double bedroom (bed 1.40 m wide) and one mezzanine bedroom (2 beds, each 1.20 m wide)
The facilities include 1 satellite TV with English, german, dutch, Spanish, Italian channe...
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Listing #HL187358
About the Owner
Chantal B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The gite is a lovely space, peaceful, charmingly decorated and exceedingly well equipped too. Our host Chantal struck a graceful balance between being friendly yet gently discreet, efficient yet relaxed. Returning each day after our expeditions to the beach, lake and/or town always felt like...More

1  Thank Carojourney121
Management response:Responded 26 June 2018

Thank you Carol for your very nice review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the gite de la Gravée.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Absolutely as described. I wouldn’t hesitate to rebook this gite when we return to this area of France. It is such a beautiful place to stay and we immediately felt at home. The owners Chantal and her Mother are so kind and very welcoming. Thank...More

Thank Jean-Christophe N
Management response:Responded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your review ! We were happy to receive you and your family.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Lovely house with great garden and with great facilities. The property is lovely with great location and offers the perfect location to visit local attractions. It is kept in immaculate order. We would thoroughly reccomend a stay here.

1  Thank Richard and Kar... K
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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  • Holiday tax from 1st January to 31st December: R 178 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee in option: R 973 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include normal electricity expenses, water, towels, house linen and bed linen. Prices exclude additional consumption of electricity for heating and wood for fireplace.The rental price excludes end of stay cleaning. End of stay cleaning is the responsibility of the departing client(s). A supplement of Euros 60 may be paid to provide this service.Deposit of 25% is requested at time of booking with balance due 4 weeks prior to arrival
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About the neighbourhood
The village is on the edge of a large forest and there are lots of places to walk and cycle. Less than 5 kms from the house is the River Vendée where you can fish and there is good fishing and boating on the canals of Le Marais Poitevin (12 kms). Lac de Chassenon has a beach with supervised swimming.
There are several footpaths and cycle paths leading from the house.
Mervent adventure park is a must for children and adults and is only 15 mins away.
The village of Vouvant was voted the prettiest village in the Vendee with spectacular views
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: La Rochelle: 50.0 km
Railway: Niort: 30.0 km
Ferry: Saint Malo: 300.0 km
The cottage is about an hour away from Nantes, La Rochelle and Poitiers airports.. Nantes is served by Ryanair flights from Leeds Bardford and East Midlands.

La Rochelle is served by Ryanair flights from London Stansted , Dublin and Cork. Jet 2 fly to La Rochelle from Leeds Bradford and Edinburgh.

The cottage is also convenient for self drive customers driving from either the short channel crossings or by the overnight Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to St Malo route which is ideal.
Port of St Malo is 3 hour drive, Caen is approx 4 and a quarter hours, Le Havre is 4 and a half hour drive
Take the Eurostar/TGV from London or Ashford to La Roche sur Yon (35mins drive), Nantes(1hr drive), Poitiers (1hr), Niort (45 mins) or La Rochelle (1h)
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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